functional electric stimulation

func·tion·al e·lec·tric stim·u·la·tion

(FES) (fŭngk'shŭn-ăl ĕ-lek'trik stim'yŭ-lā'shŭn)
A multiple-channel electrotherapeutic modality that uses pulsatile waveforms to activate a muscle or group of muscles in a functional activity (e.g., walking, reaching).
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Bilateral upper limb training with functional electric stimulation in patients with chronic stroke.
Neuromodulation of effects of upper limb motor function and shoulder range of motion by functional electric stimulation (FES).
113 * SRP: Standard rehabilitation program; FES: Functional electric stimulation.
Circulatory hypokinesis and functional electric stimulation during standing in persons with spinal cord injury.
Combined use of body weight support, functional electric stimulation, and treadmill training to improve walking ability in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury.
Functional electric stimulation to augment partial weight-bearing supported treadmill training for patients with acute incomplete spinal cord injury: A pilot study.

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